The Andrews Labor Government is improving mandatory safety and supervision in residential care to better protect our most vulnerable children.
Improving Residential Care In Victoria
The Andrews Labor Government is giving parents in the Latrobe Valley a friendly helping hand by hosting a series of free parenting seminars.
Hundreds of kinders will be getting new and improved outdoor play spaces, plus televisions, laptops and tablets as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s latest kindergarten grants round.
It’s another step forward for young people in the Latrobe Valley, with the Andrews Labor Government awarding a new contract to manage Youth Space Latrobe.
Victoria’s future Parliamentarians have made their voices heard on the issues that matter to them, like improved disability access, family violence prevention and combating online gambling advertising at this year’s YMCA Victoria Youth Parliament.
Family violence services, compulsory closed captioning in Victorian cinemas and improving building accessibility are just a handful of the bills up for discussion this week, as part of the 32nd YMCA Victoria Youth Parliament.
The Andrews Labor Government is continuing to invest in at risk Victorian youth and children, by announcing opportunities for two new Partnerships Addressing Disadvantage.
The Andrews Labor Government is doing more for victim-survivors of sexual assault, with funding to provide more counselling sessions and crisis support.
The Andrews Labor Government is helping more men be social, create and support their local communities with the opening of two newly refurbished Men’s Sheds.
The Andrews Labor Government is leading the way to ensure all Victorian children – including kids in Wonthaggi – are ready for school, with new funding to revolutionise early learning and development.
The Andrews Labor Government is expanding key supports for vulnerable Aboriginal children in care to ensure they remain connected to culture, community and country.
Families in Coburg will find it easier to look after their little ones, with the opening of a new one-stop-shop children's hub bringing together childcare, kindergarten and Maternal and Child Health services under a single roof.
Thousands of children will have the opportunity to learn another language while attending kindergarten, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government.
Thousands of little Victorians will benefit from new equipment, toys, learning kits and more to ensure they get the most of their early years’ education – regardless of ability.
Leading world and local experts, kindergarten teachers, Maternal and Child Health nurses, business leaders, policy makers and academics have gathered to help shape the future of Victoria’s early childhood system.
The Andrews Labor Government is toughening up laws targeting the state’s most serious young offenders on parole by introducing electronic monitoring and other measures to better protect the community.
The Andrews Labor Government is ensuring family violence and sexual assault victims across Melbourne’s west have access to the tailored support they need at the newly opened Wyndham Multi-Disciplinary Centre (MDC).
The Andrews Labor Government will boost the number of experienced and highly qualified early childhood teachers in kindergartens to ensure our youngest Victorians get the best start in life.